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Posted on Aug 2, 2013 in Electronic Games

New Games from the Slitherine Group – Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part report by editor Gerald D. Swick on games shown at The Slitherine Group’s Press Days (Slitherine-Matrix-Ageod), July 18-19, 2013, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, during the Historicon miniatures gaming convention. Click here to read Part 1. Apart from the game designers and developers and the journalists who were there to cover the event, Press Days had a special guest, Robert Tokarz. He was the winner in a fan contest in which one person from among those who “liked” an entry on the Matrix Games Facebook page won a trip to Historicon. He also received an award. Scourge of War series, developed by NorbSoftDev. This highly regarded American Civil War series started with Gettysburg, then covered Antietam and Chancellorsville, as well as the battle-that-never-was, Pipe Creek, where George Gordon Meade had intended to fight Robert E. Lee’s army during the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania. Recently the entire series was bundled into a 150th Anniversary package that includes Brandy Station, the largest cavalry battle...

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Posted on Mar 19, 2013 in Boardgames

Rise of the Zombies – Card Game Review

"Rise of the Zombies!" is a card game in which players must break through hordes of shambling undead to reach an evacuation helicopter, racing against the clock in a real-time race for survival. If the timer runs out, the chopper leaves.

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